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LIGHT MICROSCOPY

  

Effective knives for all of your cutting applications

 

Whatever the material or section thickness, DDK has the knives you need. Review all DDK knives with our Product Chart Guide.

Product Chart by Application | Microtome Profile Guide | Resharpening Services

TUNGSTEN CARBIDE KNIVES

Our line of tungsten carbide knives are effective for plastic work, for bone and hard materials embedded in MMA, and to replace glass knives for softer tissue and materials embedded in GMA.

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SAPPHIRE KNIVES

To cut thin sections of fresh or lightly fixed tissue for fluorescent labeling, autoradiography, immunohistochemistry, etc. try our sapphire knife.

The sapphire knife provides significantly improved section quality over traditional razor blades, easily sections through myelination in mature specimens, and makes distortion-free sections possible at section thickness down to 10 microns.

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HISTO KNIVES

The DDK diamond histo knives, made from natural diamond, cut thin sections of epoxy or epon embedded tissue/material. For cryostat/paraffin work, our permanent and disposable steel knives are a cost-effective solution. Also enhance section quality in vibrating microtome applications with the DDK sapphire knife.

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STEEL KNIVES

Our permanent steel knives come in a wide range of sizes and styles
125mm, 160mm, 185mm, 220mm and 250mm. They are longer lasting and offer outstanding section quality. DDK also offers steel cryomicrotome knives for large sectioning and whole animal autoradiography and low and high profile disposable steel knives.

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HISTO SAWS

Since this saw uses a diamond-coated wire to cut, it will cut through ANYTHING. Several unique design features combine to allow thin sections down to 30 microns to be cut in the cool, gentle fashion necessary to preserve the microstructure of your samples and materials. A range of models and accessories is available to satisfy the widest range of laboratory applications.

Also enhance section quality in vibrating microtome applications with the DDK sapphire knife.

RESHARPENING SERVICES

DDK will restore your cutting edge to its original condition to extend the life of your knife. Your resharpened knife will have the same cutting edge length and be backed by the same unconditional guarantee as your original new knife.We will accept knives from any manufacturer and in any condition as an "exchange" knife, enabling you to get a new DDK knife for the resharpening price.Our diamond knives can be resharpened an unlimited number of times because when your diamond is worn, we replace it with a new one at the resharpening price.Ask us about our coupon promotions to provide you with more value for your dollar.